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Family Of Nick Christie, Man Who Died In Florida Jail’s Restraint Chair, Settles Lawsuit

After Huffington Post and other outlets reported in January 2012 on the incident, Florida Gov. 176 more words

Jury Acquits PA State Trooper Accused Of Stomping Handcuffed Man

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was found not guilty Monday in a case that charged him with deprivation of civil rights. 224 more words

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Jury To Decide Fate Of PA State Trooper Accused Of Stomping Handcuffed Man

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jury deliberations were expected Monday in the trial of a Pennsylvania State Trooper charged with deprivation of civil rights. He allegedly used excessive force during an arrest in which the suspect was mistakenly targeted in his home following a drug raid a few doors away in Exton in August of 2009. 191 more words

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IOF + APD = excessive force

There may be a connection between the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) and the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF), as I wrote about here.

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Justice Department Slams Albuquerque Police for Frequent Use of Excessive Force

A scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department released Thursday revealed a troubling and often unjustified pattern of excessive force by the Albuquerque Police Department and recommended that New Mexico’s largest city become the latest municipality to adopt reforms aimed at cleaning up its police force.

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DoJ slaps Albuquerque PD's wrist for repetitive excessive force; recommends policy revisions.

Firedoglake | Justice Department: Routine use of deadly force by Albuquerque result of “Culture of Aggression”

“Albuquerque police officers often use deadly force in circumstances where there is no imminent threat of death or serious bodily harm to officers or others,” according to findings from the investigation. 127 more words